Shisha restaurant hoping to open early December

OUTDOOR dining at Daniel Shisha Restaurant has been given the all clear and owner Hassan Hamawi is hoping to open on December 5.

Bechtel hands over to BG Group

Paul Bruner, QGC General Manager Midstream Operations and Jeff Baillie, QGC Midstream Director.

Tools down for Bechtel workers on Curtis Island LNG plant QCLNG

Agnes 54yo welcomes lessons, ready to get licence

Agnes Water grandmother Tracey Andrews is excited to take the test to get her licence this Friday. Photo Contributed

Agnes Water resident gets ready for licence test.

Thief lets loose on judge with tirade of foul abuse

Man, 21, loses his head after being handed down jail sentence

UPDATE: Peyton streaks ahead in third 25m

Peyton Craig has been crowned the best under 10 100m breast stroker in Australia, Chine, Fiji and New Zealand.

Peyton started at the front and that's where he finished

Mum no ‘dog’ to dob in mate over stolen hot mags, wheels

Toowoomba: Southern Cross Ford Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Woman, 50, found out wheels were stolen from Ford dealership

Elder's petition to fly aboriginal flag at council chambers

PROUD: Aboriginal Elder Richard Johnson has started a petition to find out whether the people of Gladstone want the indigenous flag flown every day.

Johnson wants to explain why aboriginal flag is so important

Time is running out to send Xmas gifts to Aussie soldiers

Support our troops at Christmas and send a gift free of charge

Former soldier used cannabis for heart condition

'Self medication is a misguided notion,' judge tells defendant

Few blokes at breakfast for male led campaign against DV

MORE MEN PLEASE: Gladstone's White Ribbon Breakfast was a success with 180 people - only 70% of those were women.

About 70% of the 180 people at the White Ribbon breakfast were women

No more roundabout at Kin Kora after major weekend works

The Kin Kora intersection in October 2015.

Drivers won't be able to turn some directions as lights installed

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OPINION: November is far too early for Christmas carols

Matthew McInerney headshot Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

OPINION: One month until Christmas means it’s time to block my ears

How Gladstone readers would spend a Christmas cash bonus

Christmas Tree, photo Flickr

Most readers would spend money on family, charity, simple pleasures

Life goes on: Economic realities survive terror

Life does go on, as the people of Paris are so powerfully demonstrating.

At the end of the day, we all need to make a living.

Could downing of Russian plane lead to wider war?

Could common ground be lost over the downing of the SU-24?

Post Paris, can we still offer hope to our schoolies?

Year 12 graduates celebrate the end of their school years with a swim in their uniforms at Mooloolaba Beach.

We can’t live our lives in fear. To do so means Islamic State win.

LETTER: Panic about terrorism now or use your brain?

epaselect epa05028805 The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the colors of the French flag in tribute for the victims of the 13 November terror attacks, in Paris, France, 16 November 2015. At least 132 people were killed and some 350 injured in the terror attacks on 13 November, which targeted a concert venue, a sports stadium, and several restaurants and bars in Paris. Authorities believe that three coordinated teams of terrorists armed with rifles and explosive vests carried out the attacks, which the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

"I for one, am not going to play the terrorist’s game of anger..."

Premier denies rumblings to dump Miller

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk denies anyone has urged her to demote Jo-Ann Miller.

Annastacia Palaszczuk praises entire cabinet for performance

Uncle walks free after guilty plea to niece's sexual attacks

A terrible secret two sisters have lived with since they were five

Lendlease unveils $1.9 billion home estate for Springfield

Lendlease's Springfield Rise will feature the district's biggest sporting fields. Photo Contributed

Developers Lendlease have unveiled a $1.9 billion 4000 home estate

McCulkin neighbour says husband caught up with criminals

Barbara McCulkin

Neighbour says Barbara frightened to speak out against her husband

Police manhunt fails to catch suspect in shootings

Police search Toowoomba Hospital grounds for a wanted man.

Chase across Toowoomba started after vehicle failed to stop

BMA says FIFO was the only option for Caval Ridge and Daunia

Miner defends FIFO decision at mining forum in Brisbane

Super tax plan would save government billions

Mature Couple Calculating Coin In The Piggybank

More than half of super tax breaks go to wealthiest 20% of households

Turnbull urges Russia and Turkey to cool it

INFLAMMATORY: Hit by Turkish fire, a Russian jet fighter comes down near the Turkish-Syrian border.

Russia and Turkey tell conflicting stories about fighter jet shooting

Experts call for national report card to meet WHO targets

Australia lags on obesity rates, binge drinking, and exercise targets

Environment group will 'closely scrutinise' shark strategies

The NSW Nature Conservation Council is concerned about the use of smart drum lines, which will see sharks hooked, tagged and released.

Conservation Council is cautious about plans for 'smart' drum lines.

Clive Palmer's businesses facing cashflow crisis

Clive Palmer might be selling a jet or two...

Mr Palmer has launched a “critical” grab for cash from Chinese

It's 'devastating for everyone', says police inspector

A motorcyclist died when his bike collided with a sedan on Duncan Road, Numulgi. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

Police inspector has called for caution after Numulgi fatal crash.

Are Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid dating?

Reports singer and model 'spent two nights in New York hotel'

SHOCK VIDEO: Black teen shot 16 times in Chicago

A still from the video which shows a teenage boy being gunned down by police.

Protests erupt in street after police dashcam video shows shooting

Islamic State 'poster girl' beaten to death: reports

Samra Kesinovic

Samra Kesinovic had tried to escape from Isis fighters in Syria

'Wanted: Beer wenches' - Cricket fans' bad taste Gumtree ad

The ad seeks young women who are "easy on the eye"

That ain't a zucchini... This is a zucchini!

Jill Lampard grew this humongous zucchini.

Mrs Jill Lampard grew a zucchini 410mm long and 390mm wide

WATCH: the cutest rendition of the Aussie anthem ever

7-year-old Ethan's memorable rendition of Advance Australia Fair

Odell Manuel crowned Australia's strongest powerlifter

SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT: Odell Manuel shows off his latest trophy after being crowned Australia’s strongest man.

Manuel crowned Aussie’s strongest

World's first underwater Instameet captures turtle selfie

Mark Fitzpatrick took a selfie with a turtle on Lady Musgrave Island during the Underwater Instameet on Saturday. Photo: Mark Fitz Photography

IT'S NOT everyday you get to take a selfie with a turtle.

'Phuc Dat Bich' posts passport to prove name is real

Tech giant banned him several times for expletive-sounding name

Queensland contestants competiting in MKR revealed

My Kitchen Rules 2016 Queensland contestants the "Miner Diners" Alex and Gareth who fly in out to the mines.

Former Mackay residents to appear on reality TV show

Katy Perry can't face getting a brace for her teeth

Crooked lower teeth the "bane" of Perry's beauty existence

YOU BEAUTY: Bindi Irwin wins Dancing with the Stars

Bindi Irwin and her dance partner Derek Hough triumphant with their winner's trophy backstage with mum Terri and brother Bob.

Bindi shines in her final dance before winning the Mirrorball

David Beckham fears for his Sexiest Man Alive crown

David Beckam joked Ben Stiller is trying to steal his crown

Jamie Foxx is secretly dating Katie Holmes

Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes are still secretly dating

Ed Sheeran confirms role in Bridget Jones movie

Ed Sheeran confirms cameo role in 'Bridget Jones' sequel

Autistic boy heartbroken after thieves steal puppy

Trisha Smith and her son James Starkey, 10 had their dog stolen from their front porch. Photo Contributed

He's sat on his verandah after school hoping his puppy will return

Subaru's new concept Impreza sedan revealed

IMPREZA CONCEPT: Subaru's sedan concept has been shown at the Los Angeles Auto Show and suggests the style of 2017's next-gen model

Concept Impreza sedan follows recent reveal of hatch version

Rabbit killers on the loose in Gracemere

Photos of the dogs which a Gracemere woman says ripped her pet rabbits apart Photo: Contributed

“I came home to pick up pieces of my rabbits on the ground,”

Villa owners dig in at Clive's resort as water, power cut

Coolum Palmer Resort villa part-owner Maree Frecklington is determined to remain at her property despite apparent efforts by management to make life very uncomfortable.

Villa part-owners' resolve strengthened by strong-arm tactics

Seeking financial advice early will set you up for life

A large sum of money was discovered on a Mackay street last night

A solid plan saved one young couple nearly 40% of their income

New facts emerge about Australians and cybercrime

Australians have an interesting relationship with cybercrime

Gelaspresso Ice creamery celebrates its first birthday

COOLING OFF: John and Brett Bunting try to beat the heat with an ice cream from Gelaspresso.

Shop with 'best thickshakes in town' holds week-long birthday bash

Aussie dollar clawing back ground

AUD managed to claw back some ground overnight.

Aldi Maroochydore's expansion plans considered by council

Aldi Maroochydore is looking to double its stake in the suburb